Everything you always wanted to know about Lenin can be found in one building, packed with relics from his life. This is where you get a chance to see the couch he slept on in Helsinki Library and to buy some very unusual gifts such as Lenin coffee and Lenin shirts, busts and posters. He lived in Finland 1905-1907.
The city is not only a cultural hub but also provides fun activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Why not grab a pair if ski and go for a ride? There are several ski rentals in town that are also happy to advise you on how to get to the two skiing hills in town. What are you waiting for?
With over 100 toppings, Pizzeria Napoli is the place for pizzas. This is the oldest pizzeria in Tampere and can be found right in the centre. Toppings include the local black sausage, cactus and ostrich. There are also lots of vegetarian options and children are very welcome.
Meat lovers will be happy to find Stefan's Steakhouse in the heart of Tampere. The American setting provides the ideal steak environment and the friendly staff can help you with your ideal match. Note that it might get crowded in the evenings so a dinner reservation might be good idea.
FOREX Bank is since 1965 the Scandinavian market leader in foreign currencies. Since mid-2003 FOREX Bank also offers a growing range of other banking services deposits, loans, payment services, transaction services and credit and debit cards. FOREX Bank is centrally located throughout Scandinavia with more than 110 branches. At FOREX Bank you can buy foreign currency free of charge, at hours that suit you.
Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is located approximately 17 kilometres from the centre. Parking and car rental services, like Avis, Europcar and Hertz, are available at the airport. Paunu Bus 61 goes from Terminal 1 to the centre of the city, the journey takes about 35 minutes. www.paunu.fi Tokee Bus operates from Terminal 2 and the railway station. The journey takes about 30 minutes. www.airpro.fi Taxis can be found in front of Terminal 1. You can book a taxi in advance or call one at the stand. The journey takes about 20 minutes to the centre. www.taksitampere.fi www.raumair.fi
Tampere Public Transport is in charge of public transport in Tampere. You can either buy a single ticket or a daily tourist ticket. The main bus station is 500 metres from the tourist office. There are also regional buses, and express buses to Helsinki, that leave from the central square.